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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, . First Edition Boyle's second book and first novel, recounting the travels of eighteenth century Scottish explorer, Mungo Park, in West Africa. As with a number of copies we have seen, the headband is poorly manufactured but does not affect the integrity of the book and, needless to say, goes unnoticed by most. There's a light remainder stripe at the top edge which someone has partly and neatly whited out; the dustwrapper is crisp with a small and faint sticker shadow on the front and very light soiling at the rear. Still a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustwrapper (Item ID: 007066)


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